Mickey Rourke is threatening to take over the world… and solely MacGruber can cease him.
The Oscar-nominated actor (The Wrestler) will play the Huge Unhealthy on Peacock’s upcoming comedy collection, the streamer introduced on Wednesday. Will Forte reprises his position because the titular hero, who will get out of jail and is straight away put to work saving the world from the forces of evil.
Rourke will play Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth, “considered one of MacGruber’s mortal enemies,” per the official description. “Lengthy thought lifeless, he has resurfaced to hold out a heinous plot to destroy the world, and within the course of, declare his revenge in opposition to MacGruber.”
Additionally becoming a member of the forged: Sam Elliott (The Ranch) as MacGruber’s father Perry — “Although they’ve drifted aside through the years, MacGruber will want his father’s sage steering if he hopes to succeed” — and Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) as Common Barrett Fasoose, “a extremely embellished soldier who instructions the respect of the whole US navy”… and who can be married to MacGruber’s ex-wife.
Primarily based on the SNL recurring sketch, which spawned a 2010 film, MacGruber earned an eight-episode collection order from Peacock final August. Forte will star in addition to writing and executive-producing. Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillippe are additionally set to reprise their movie roles as Vicki St. Elmo and Dixon Piper, respectively.